South Burnett Regional Council #supportsmall

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

South Burnett Regional Council Mayor, Cr Brett Otto urges the South Burnett community to step up and #supportsmall business! May is the month to show your support for Queensland’s small businesses. Shop locally and show how you support small business on social media with #supportsmall. Mayor Otto said, “The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way…

Statewide Recovery Plan released

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

Queensland has commenced economic recovery activity this week and has a renewed focus on jobs.  Unite and recover for Queensland jobs responds to the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic. The Strategy guides Queensland’s recovery through key principles. They are: Adapt to build a more resilient and dynamic economy. Invest in productive infrastructure…

How is your business travelling? (Part 3 of 3)

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

Some great news this week with the Queensland Government reviewing home confinement restrictions and taking a step towards the new normal. In Part 3 of our mini-series looking at how business is travelling, this week a quick review of your business profile and network. What does your online profile look like? A simple online search…

How is your business travelling?

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

Continuing our series looking at how your business is travelling, this week focusses on your business market – supply and demand. Speak with your suppliers. Do you source product from countries that are in lockdown? Are there any constraints in your local supply chain – transport, wholesalers, continuity of supply, price changes? Are minimum order…

How is your business travelling?

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

Traditionally post Easter, with the change in season, we would expect to see a change in business across the South Burnett. In 2020, the change is vastly different from previous years. In the past six weeks, business and social restrictions have heavily influenced decision making for business. Over the next 3 weeks, BEAP BEAP will…